Tagged: graduation


From graduation day to landfills

By Absa Fall | May 20, 2018, 6:12 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Graduation Day is coming soon, and this means seniors are preparing to be officially done with high school. But there is a whole other side to this very special day: shapeless red or white graduation gowns. The problem is that these gowns are only used once and then, often times, thrown out. Such a practice is not only a waste of fabric; it is also harmful to the ecosystem. Instead, Blair should donate these gowns to charities that use the fabric from graduation gowns to make other clothes.


The case for graduation

By Lauren Frost | March 16, 2016, 1:27 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The County Council needs to approve the proposed budget increase in order to give students the graduation they deserve.


Absence (may) make the heart grow fonder

By Aidan Keys | June 14, 2014, 4:09 p.m. | In Features »

Many students find themselves asking, "Should we stay together after graduation?" It's a simple question that makes high school sweethearts ache, the days bitter but the moments sweet.


Montgomery County continues event center plans

By Grace Hill | Nov. 9, 2012, 11:37 a.m. | In Local »

Local entrepreneurs have restarted plans for a Montgomery County events center that will host concerts, minor league sporting competitions, high school graduation ceremonies and other community-oriented events.


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